Movies like Angel 2007

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Angel (2007)
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Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters an aristocratic brother and sister, both of whom have cultural ambitions, and both of whom fall in love with her.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, witty, talky, flamboyance
Plot: infidelity, family relations, adultery, writer's life, estate, rise to the top, social differences, ambition, unfulfillment, couple relations, love, love triangle, society, rise and fall, lifestyle, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, world war one, artist, writers, aristocrat, suicide, weirdo, illness, romance ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, year 1914, victorian era, 1900s
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and romantic films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, society and adultery mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Angel: Miss Potter (2006), Vanity Fair (2004), The Heart of Me (2002), Mansfield Park (2007), Yes (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids
Plot: snobbism, writer's life, family relations, first love, painting, rabbit, lifestyle, forbidden love, success, unsupportive parent, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
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Vanity Fair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocrat, high society, social climbing, ambition, rise to the top, blind ambition, rich and poor, couple relations, romance, society, power relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1810s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, london, germany, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, couples, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, society, parents and children, haunted by the past, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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51%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: realistic, stylized, witty, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, social differences, fall in love, society, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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48%
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Yes (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: serious, sincere, stylized, witty, philosophical ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, racism, culture clash, couple relations, social differences, crumbling marriage, romance, society, exile, husband wife relationship, blues ...
Place: cuba, london, england, latin america, europe ...
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43%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, pre world war one, year 1915, year 1914 ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, couples, society, romance, rise to the top, unfulfillment, love and romance, forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
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41%
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Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, betrayal, unfulfilled love, friendship, love affair, couples, romance, society, father daughter relationship, adultery, secret, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london, cornwall ...
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41%
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, heir, social climbing, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, money, family relations, unhappy marriage, impossible love, male female relationship, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, florence, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, dishonesty, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, crumbling marriage, parents and children, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: english countryside, wealthy family, estate, inheritance, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love triangle, seduction, class differences, dysfunctional family, country house, romance ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, oxford, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, couples, alcohol abuse, love triangle, society, siblings relations, friends, nobility ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 80s, 70s
Place: england, morocco, oxford university, venice, europe ...
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38%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, society, unfulfilled love, social differences, haunted by the past, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, adultery, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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37%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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37%
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, haunted by the past, love affair, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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37%
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Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, gloomy, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: country estate, estate, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, slavery, love and romance, society, couples, power relations, gender, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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36%
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
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36%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, duchess, courtesan, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, tragic hero, lifestyle, tragic love, love affair, society, love and romance, romance, couples, social differences, working class ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, dublin ireland, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, monte carlo, mediterranean sea
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35%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, family problems, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, love, artists and showbiz, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: castle, romance, eccentric family, siblings relations, coming of age, sister sister relationship, first love, ex convict, writer's block, wedding, father daughter relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, europe, london
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35%
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Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, sexy, touching ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, filmmaking, love triangle, actor's life, unfulfilled love, obsession, fall in love, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, brittany
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35%
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 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couples, platonic, friends, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, friendship, birthday party, cricket the game, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty, romance, golden years, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 19th century, 90s, year 1900
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, intense, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, forbidden love, love triangle, dull life, family relations, romance, fall in love, destiny, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%